West Bengal Wikimedians/Hangouts/2019/February
West Bengal Wikimedians
- Expected participants are requested to list agenda below-
- Share your ongoing work or what you have done in last few weeks.
- Upcoming International Mother Language Day 2019 edit-a-thon
- Any update about upcoming MiniTTT
Date: 10.02.2019 Participants
Bengali Wikipedia - butterfly articles Wikidata Wikisource WLB : North East - Tripura, Assam, Meghalay, Arunachal 112 valued images 45 quality images 31st March - grant ends, continue if possible for next phase., or complete the previous phase
SVG grapghics workshop: to conduct workshop in Kolkata Hindi Sammelan: to conduct workshop about svg, because noone was present in the Delhi workshop. svg translation - acting as coordinator, online workshop may be next week, offline workshop if possible if budget permits, Wikisource and Wikidata. TWL: offline event in Kolkata, branch office with collaboration with local library, to include Wikisource, scanning books in Maharashtra, same work as done in Wikisource WLL: Sumitadi and Shuvendu is there Wiki Education: plan for an offline event in Kolkata
Q: Tito: where in Kolkata? R: Any school in Kolkata like Nigeria
to plan for Indigenious language, Santali in West Bengal
Tito: Wikidata: Target: 1 Million Label, Bengali is leading in labels, Not soing anything in Bengali Wikipedia and Bengali Wikisource, Mini TTT: will discuss later Women TTT and TTT in Punjab Main TTT: possible not in April Wikipedia Education Program: SAARC level Tanay: Wikidata: to complete village data and return to Wikipedia Bodhisattwa: Wikidata: Census work is going on, Railway staion updation done, will be working on database on varied domains on West Bengal. Wikisource activity is stopped as of now. Usergroup: Report/Grant.
Tito: Monthly meetup is very important, as physical meetup is not happening, 2nd Sunday of each month, to prioritize monthly meetup as a highest priority.
Wikidata Wikiproject West Bengal https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_West_Bengal Join To create a monthly newsletter Ananya: is it feasible? Tito: I can guarantee for 4 months, I will publish any update, to increase connection, after meetup., start from February. Representative member: no application Bodhisattwa: Discussion on bylaws https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/West_Bengal_Wikimedians/Bylaws Bylaws was discussed in a meeting, to govern and decentralise the decision making position
There are 4 types of members. Representative members will represent the user group.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/West_Bengal_Wikimedians/Members/Representative Tito: West Bengal TTT: Mourya: to conduct in Kolkata, logistically better position Tito: Why not Kolkata? because we dont want a capital oriented event logistical problem will be handled by CIS Mourya: No objection then, no community in Durgapur, so ... Tito: We are thinking outside of Kolkata, to bring editors from districts. Jayanta: update: Durgapur hotel, logistics is ready, if date is confirmed, then I can go ahead. Tito: 2-3/9-10/16-17 March, 2-3 March - clashing with Project Tiger national event 9-10 March - Bodhisattwa, Jayanta, Rajeeb: 9-10 March (final), update in village pump Shubhendu: there needs to be some critera , Tito: edit count, user group activity, bylaws, current active members Mourya: to call someone from Academia, Tito: representative member will decide Mourya: will compose mail. Tito: difficult to bring from other states and countries Rajeeb: comment on bylaws, why online editing is important? and why Wikidata manual editing without bots/tool and Wiki outreach workshops contributions will not be counted? Bodhisattwa one can not be a representative member unless there is strong online work. As bot editing and mass editing cannot be differentiated in Wikidata, we are not including Wikidata right now. May be for future. Shuvendu: Mourya: we should have representation from Bengali language. Bodhisattwa: 3 out of 5 Representative Committee members should be from Bengali, as per Bylaws Tito:This is West Bengal Wikimedians, not Bengali Wikimedians. Tanveer: Hi! Tito: we are 9 minutes late. so, we can conclude now..